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speakers in kindergarten through grade 12. Fifteen hours of Pre-Student Teaching (Stage 3) field experience are embedded throughout the course, providing candidates with an opportunity to work in an ESL setting. The course is offered in both face-to-face and online modes. Participants in this course who wish to pursue ESL certification must also register for EDCR 425, the field experience that accompanies EDCR 420. Participants in this course who are not considering pursuing ESL certification complete do not have to register for a separate field experience. 3 credits, Fall and Spring EDCR 422: Assessment and Support for English Language Learners Field Experience This field experience is taken together with EDCR 417 Assessment and Support for English Language Learners. The field experience is a 15-hour course that allows for the application of skills and knowledge learned in EDCR 417. During the field experience, candidates observe effective assessment practices and participate in implementing an assessment of an English Language Learner. 3 credits, Spring EDCR 423: Multicultural Aspects of Cross Cultural Communication Field Experience This 15-hour course is taken together with EDCR 418 Multicultural Aspects of Cross Cultural Communication. During the field experience, candidates conduct a cultural assessment through observation and interaction with a group of ELL candidates in order to put into practice the concepts and skills learned in EDCR 418. 3 credits, Spring EDCR 424: Structures of English Field Experience This 15-hour course is taken together with EDCR 419 Structures of English. During the field experience, candidates observe an ELL in order to put into practice the concepts and skills learned in EDCR 419 and apply these insights and knowledge to a classroom setting. 3 credits, Fall EDCR 425: Methods and Materials for Teaching English as a Second Language Field Experience This 15-hour course is taken together with EDCR 420 Methods and Materials for Teaching English as a Second Language. During the field experience, candidates observe effective assessment practices and participate in implementing an assessment of an English Language Learner in order to put into practice the concepts and skills learned in EDCR 420. 3 credits, Fall and Spring EDFL 101: Secondary Education Field Experience I This 60 hour experiential learning opportunity is an Observation and Exploration (Stage 2) experience in an educational setting assigned by the Coordinator of Clinical Experiences. This field experience focuses on classroom interaction and student observation and is linked to EDCR 206. 0 credit, Fall, Spring, Summer EDFL 102: Secondary Education Field Experience II This 60 hour experiential learning opportunity is a Pre-Student Teaching (Stage 3) experience in an educational setting assigned by the Coordinator of Clinical Experiences. In addition to observation, this field experience offers teacher candidates the opportunity to teach all or part of several lessons. Candidates also complete tasks at the direction of their cooperating teacher. This field experience is linked to EDCR 321. 0 credit, Fall, Spring, Summer EDFL 103: Secondary Education Field Experience III This 60 hour experiential learning opportunity is a Pre-Student Teaching (Stage 3) experience in an educational setting assigned by the Coordinator of Clinical Experiences. The requirements of this field experience include teaching at least three lessons, planning a unit, and completing tasks at the direction of the cooperating teacher. This field experience is linked to EDCR 330. 0 credit, Fall, Spring EDFL 410: Student Teaching This experience in the field encompasses one full semester of directed observation and supervised student teaching, with gradual assumption of total teaching responsibilities. This course is taken in conjunction with EDCR 401 Professional Seminar.

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019